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In a matter of minutes, thousands of checking accounts across America go empty. Caught up in the theft is Alex Poole, a software engineer who works on house arrest and prisoner tracking systems. As a result, he switches his account to Aspirizon Bank--an institution well known for its friendly tellers, futuristic branches, and the ever-popular “Liberty Card”.

But when he fin
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Kindle Edition, 219 pages
Published May 15th 2011 (first published July 2009)
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Terry
Nov 13, 2011 Terry rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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An intriguing, enjoyable offering, by a very talented author.

"In a matter of minutes, thousands of checking accounts across America go empty."

This book was a pleasure to read. A good, smoothly flowing story, which surprisingly wasn't too technical to be fun.
The author managed to keep my attention, and created believable, likeable characters who were a pleasure to get to know. He really lets you get inside the protagonist's head. Alex Poole is a Christian character, but the book never came acros
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Wendy Tatro
Nov 19, 2011 Wendy Tatro rated it liked it
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Fast read with an interesting storyline. Technology is great until it isn't. Where is the line between convenience and giving away all of our private information? Liked the topic and the general storyline. The religious aspect of the lead character didn't feel right to me. It was like it was randomly inserted to justify the lead character taking certain action. Interesting book.
Marie
Nov 30, 2012 Marie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The description of Theft at the Speed of Light piqued my curiousity so I decided to enter the first-reads giveaway and to my surprise I was a winner! This is a tale of a man who knows something wrong is happening and tries to solve and fix it. It was a good book.
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Aug 27, 2016 Bev Clark rated it really liked it
Well written, good story.

I would have given this book 5 stars, but the author wrapped up the story a little too quickly -- left a few unanswered questions.
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